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Causes Of Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Does vitamin d deficiency cause secondary hyperparathyroidism, or is vitamin d deficiency caused by primary hyperparathyroidism?
SecondaryHyperparath: Secondary parathyroidism which is most of the time due to Chronic Renal Failure But can also be caused after Bariatric Surgery,Small Bowel Disease and Chronic Pancreatitis, where there ilow vitamin d and low calcium and that stimulates parathyroid to make more parathyroid hormone ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could diagnosed primary hyperparathyroidism be the cause of my poor long overal health?(depression, pan attacks.Took8years antidepressants w no result)
Has primary hyperparathyroidism ever been linked to cigarette smoking? Is there any connection at all?
Hyperparathyroidism: Smoking causes a lot of head and neck cancers (lips, tongue, esophagus, etc) but not primary hyperparathyroidism (pth), which is a benign overproduction of parathyroid hormone. Usually PTH is isolated, but rarely it can be found in conjunction with other endocrine disorders of the pituitary, pancreas, or thyroid, called multiple endocrine neoplasia. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got my calcium results today(9.8).Is it high?And pth is 37.Previous results were 10.4 and 10.7 and pth 47.Im asking for a primary hyperparathyroidism
Normal PTH&Calcium: Your Calcium is normal and PTH is within normal range I will suggest you discuss with your Endocrinologist or whosoever ordered the tests what it means for you as you have had mildly elevated Calcium before with normal PTH normal pth level is between 10 and 65 pg/ml And normal Calcium level is 8.5 to 10.5 It seems you dont have Primary Hyperparathyroidism Talk to yor Doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a severe vitamin d deficiency mask primary hyperparathyroidism by lowering serum calcium levels? [would u see low-normal calcium and high pth?]
Primary hyperpara: Low vit d is common in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Although it is possible that it can mask the hypercalcemia, usually it does not. If your d is low, and you have hyperpara, you will likely still have a high ca. The low d may make the PTH level even higher, and vit d supplements should be given and they will not exacerbate the high calcium. This is complex. See endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have primary hyperparathyroidism. My lipase and amylasec ranges from borderline high to x 6 u.L. Since 2006. The pancreatic polypeptide was x 3 u.L. In 2013. The CT wasnormal. Could I have neuroendocrine tumor or men-1?
Not unlikely: Neuroendocrine tumors can be difficult to detect. If the symptoms persist or worsen, there are more sophisticated imaging modalities available to look for occult tumors, including gallium 68. If you have other family members who have been diagnosed with pancreatic or adrenal tumors and/or hyperparathyroidism, men1 would be possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hyperparathyroidism and hypercalcium. I read somewhere that taking Lithium can cause this and I take it every day. Is this true?
Yes it can: Lithium may in some patients lead to increase release od parathyroid hormone and cause hypercalcemia I will advice you discuss this with your psychiatrist. and endocrinologist About 25to30% of patients on Lithium develop mildly increase calcium ion concentration. Incidence of Hyperparathyroidism was found to be 7.5 times higher in those on lithium therapy in a sweedish study vs gen population ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PrimaryHyperparathyr: Primary Hyperparathyroidism is usually caused by a tumor of the parathyrod gland called Adenoma,which secretes excesive Parathyroid Hormone causing elevation in Calcium level in blood. Symptoms of Hyperparathyroidism are due to High Calcium Digestive Symptoms like indigestion,ulcers etc Kidney Stones Bone Pains Fatigue,Depression and memory loss Passng too much Urine Classicaly Bone,Moan&Groan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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